The world is facing a non-natural disaster, the
COVID-19 pandemic, which causes many victims and is
very easy to spread to several countries and regions. On
February 12, 2020, WHO officially designated this novel
coronavirus disease in humans as Coronavirus Disease
(COVID 19). Each patient exposed to both suspected and
confirmed RT-PCR examination had many demographic,
epidemiological and clinical characteristics including age,
sex, clinical features, comorbidities, laboratory data and
travel history. The purpose of this study was to analyze
the relationship between patient characteristics and the
incidence of COVID-19 in March-October 2020 at
Labuang Baji Hospital Makassar. This research was
conducted from March to May 2021 using an analytical
observational cross-sectional study with a total sample of
202 respondents with suspected COVID-19, obtained 111
people who were confirmed to have COVID-19 by RTPCR swab examination. Sampling using non-probability
sampling technique with a purposive sampling approach.
The data were then analyzed using the chi square test.
COVID-19 were more than that of men. The relationship
between age and the incidence of COVID-19 shows that
more adults have confirmed COVID-19 than the elderly.
In the relationship between education, respondents with
the highest level of education were confirmed to have
COVID-19 more than those with low levels of education.
in the employment relationship, more workers status
confirmed COVID-19 than patients who did not work and
in the relationship history of illness, patients confirmed
COVID-19 were more patients without a history of illness.
There is a relationship between gender characteristics,
age relationship, education relationship, employment
relationship and disease history relationship to confirmed
cases of COVID-19 at Labuang Baji Hospital, Makassar
Characteristics, Coronavirus Disease (COVID19), Disaster.